To throw the wedding of the year, you must incorporate the color of the year (as determined by the fashion gurus of the world). Pantone has declared the ultimate color of 2014 to be the rich and stunning hue radiant orchid. This purple-pink stunner is the ideal addition to any wedding color scheme. In fact, use it as your starting point and find complementary colors to fill in the blanks. The glory of this hue lies in the fact that it can be used all year long. For real. It radiates in the summer just as much as it dazzles in the winter. Here are some fabulous color combinations to get your wheels turning:
More radiant orchid wedding inspiration:
Purple Wedding Flowers
Use the darling shade as an accent, as in this pretty arrangement that you can DIY!
Wedding Ceremony Ideas
Party Food and Drink
Tie your drinks into the color scheme with these radiant orchid cocktails. Find the recipe here.
Give dessert options other than the main wedding cake, and keep to your wedding colors while you do. Make mini ombre cakes to wow your guests.
Radiant Orchid Wedding Reception Decor
This radiant orchid-dominated reception is elegant and royal. Top it off with radiant orchid chandeliers for a party worthy of a queen. By pairing the color with white and silver, the purple hue is not too overwhelming.